ATHENS - About 1,000 supporters of Greece's Golden Dawn party gathered outside parliament on Saturday to protest against the pre-trial detention of their leader Nikolaos Mihaloliakos on charges of forming a criminal organisation.
ATHENS - Greece's second-biggest lender Piraeus Bank posted a smaller loss in the first nine months of the year excluding a one-off gain, helped by lower funding costs and cost-cutting.
NICOSIA - Bank of Cyprus, the bank which seized client deposits to recapitalise in March, reported a 1.8 billion euro (1.50 billion pounds) net loss for the first half of the year, hit by the forced disposal of Greek operations and rising loan-loss provisions.
ATHENS - Greek banks have enough bailout funds on hand to cope with any additional capital needs from bad loans, the country's central banker George Provopoulos told a news website on Monday.
BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Saturday that there were no longer any risks of contagion in the euro zone, and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras stressed his country did not need a further bailout.
BERLIN - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday he saw no financing hole in the current aid programme for Greece and any decision on further debt relief could only be taken once final data on the budget surplus is available next year.
ATHENS - Greece more than doubled its forecast for a budget surplus before interest payments this year, hinting at light at the end of the tunnel for its battered economy and boosting its chances of securing more leeway on its debts to the EU and IMF.
ATHENS - Greece unveiled a revised 2014 budget plan on Thursday, predicting a bigger-than-expected primary surplus this year. It also confirmed a previous forecast that its economy will expand in 2014, ending a crippling six-year recession.
ATHENS - Greece more than doubled its forecast for a budget surplus before interest payments this year and confirmed it will emerge from a six-year recession next year, hinting there is light at the end of the tunnel for its battered economy.